Location and how to get here

Wald/Königsleiten is located in the SalzburgerLand region on the border with Tirol. The airports of Salzburg, Innsbruck and Munich are each 1.5 to 2.5 hours away by car. By car, you can travel via Zillertal/Gerlospass to Königsleiten or Wald, or via Mittersill/Pass Thurn or Zell am See. Wald has a train station, and buses run between Wald and Königsleiten. If you travel by train via Zillertal to Zell am Ziller, there are also buses to Königsleiten. The budget committee of the Austrian National Council has made the section of motorway from the German border to the Kufstein Süd exit toll-free.

Getting around the resort

Thanks to the well-developed public transport system getting around the resort is easy.

By bus (number 4094)

By bus (number 4094)

Excellent bus links take you all over the region, including straight to the bottom stations of the cable cars from Zell am Ziller - Gerlos - Königsleiten.
With the Pinzgauer Lokalbahn railway

With the Pinzgauer Lokalbahn railway

Because of the flood damage the "Pinzgau Bahn" just drives from Zell am See to Niedernsill, from there a rail replacement service continues to Krimml and back again!

Getting here by bus & train

Excellent rail links from all European cities ensure a quick and easy journey to Jenbach/Tirol or Zell am See/Salzburger Land. From there, you can then take the Zillertalbahn train to Zell am Ziller or the Pinzgau Lokalbahn train to Krimml and continue by bus to your destination.

    Have breakfast in Cologne, Hamburg, Berlin or Leipzig in the morning and explore the mountains with your children in the early evening.
    Enjoy low-cost travel to Zillertal with the saver fare or BahnCard railcard. Rail tickets can be booked up to 6 months in advance.
    Groups of six or more can travel to Zillertal at even lower prices. The Europe group saver fare for Austria can be booked up to 12 months in advance at travel centres or by telephone. Online up to 6 months in advance.
    A train journey means adventure, fun and a lot of freedom. In the toddler compartment, in the family areas on the ICE train and with the children’s menu in the on-board restaurant or bistro, there is no room for boredom. Many ICE trains have on-board childminders at the weekend.
    Pinzgauer Lokalbahn railway, taxis and buses: getting around Pinzgau is simple and easy.

Online Zillertalbahn timetable
Online ÖBB timetable
Online DB timetable

Getting here by car

Coming from the north: Inntal Autobahn A12 (toll sticker required), Zillertal exit, Bundesstraße B169
Via the A12 from Munich to the Kufstein Süd exit (St-Johann-Kitzbühel-Paß Thurn) and on via the B165 to Wald/Königsleiten or the Zillertal exit, then via the B169 to Zell am Ziller and the B165 Hainzenberg and Gerlospaß to Wald/Königsleiten.

Coming from the east: A10 Tauernautobahn to Werfen, B 311 to Schwarzach, Zell am See, then take the B 168 to Mittersill and continue along the B 165
Autobahn A12 for Salzburg – Zillertal exit, via B169 to Zell am Ziller and then the B165 Hainzenberg and Gerlospaß to Wald/Königsleiten

WINTER toll information:
Gerlos Hochalpenstraße: All holidaymakers from Wald/Königsleiten, Krimml will receive a free 8-day ticket for the toll road if they show their guest card at the toll station. Day visitors pay the car toll (€10.50) and can get it refunded if they provide the receipt when buying their lift ticket. All skiers who already have a ski pass (chip card) from the Zillertal Arena can use the automatic lane at the toll point free of charge. On the way to your destination at the start of your holiday, show your accommodation booking confirmation to pass the toll point free of charge. When the ski season ends, tolls come back into force for Gerlos Hochalpenstraße and must be paid by all vehicles.

Plan your route

Getting here by air

Innsbruck (50 km), Munich (170 km) and Salzburg (150 km) airports are not far from Zillertal and Pinzgau and are directly connected to destinations throughout Europe by daily scheduled flights.

Innsbruck - Königsleiten transfer with Taxi Posch or Taxi Willi
You will be picked up at Innsbruck Airport and driven straight to your accommodation. On the day of departure, a taxi will take you safely to the airport on time for your flight.
Price: €38.00 (shared taxis for 6 or more people).

Other taxi services: Travel to the station, Munich/Salzburg airports, local travel (prices on request)

Taxi Posch Krimml
Phone: +43 (0) 664 2211824
E-mail: info@posch-reisen.at

Taxi Willi
Telefon:  +43(0)664-3923826

Car hire in Austria
Happy Car: http://www.happycar.de/mietwagen-oesterreich
Sixt: http://www.sixt.at/

Taxi companies in Wald-Königsleiten


  • Taxi Posch Krimml Tel. 0664 2211824
  • Taxi Dany Krimml, Tel. 0664 1406069
  • Taxi Knapp Krimml, Tel. 0664 1221486
  • Steiger Neukirchen, Tel. 0664 3578726


  • My Bergliebe Taxi & Shuttle, 0660 8080809
  • Taxi Willi, Gerlos, Tel. 0664 1059163

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